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  1. Photo of Prince on middle school basketball team proves he has always been coolRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

    Prince performs during the halftime show at Super Bowl XLI at Dolphin Stadium in Miami, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2007. (Alex Brandon A photo of the rock star circulated social media on Wednesday, giving a glimpse into his life before the fame.


  2. Nickelback Get Their Groove On With 'She Keeps Me Up' VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WWBN-FM Burton

    Nickelback have explored some new musical direction with their No Fixed Address album and you get a little glimpse of that in the new video for "She Keeps Me Up." In the clip above, the band shows a more groovier side of themselves than fans are used to seeing as they provide the entertainment at a secret club show that's seriously hopping.


  3. Prince looks ever so cool in classic HS hoops photoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    Another Prince-related clip from the Strib archives, looking back at his hooping days at Bryant Junior High. pic.twitter.com/LrIQZ3LhSg Your day just got a whole lot better.


  4. Prince rolls back the years in junior high basketball team pic...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    U Got The Hook! Prince rolls back the years in junior high basketball team pic after newspaper archive clipping resurfaces on Twitter He's not the tallest man in music, but that doesn't mean Prince wasn't a big presence on the basketball court. An eye-opening picture from a decades-old newspaper clipping has shown the tiny musician in a light fans have probably never seen him in before.


  5. Prince's Middle School Basketball Photo From Old Article Goes ViralRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | News Max

    A yearbook photo of artist Prince as a middle school basketball player is making the rounds on social media. Minneapolis Star Tribune reporter Libor Jany tweeted the yearbook photo that was published by the paper as part of a series in 1984.


  6. The real story behind the "Prince the basketball star" photoRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Welcome to Artcetera. Arts-and-entertainment writers and critics post movie news, concert updates, people items, video, photos and more.


  7. Prince -- Basketball Career Plagued by Height and TurnoversRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | TMZ.com

    A lack of height and an abundance of turnovers ... that's what ultimately led to Prince becoming a musician and not an NBA player ... so says his junior high school coach. Prince is a well-known lover of hoops, but his playing days are once again on everyone's mind after a school photo of him from way back in the day surfaced online Tuesday.


  8. Prince's Junior High Basketball Photo Is the Only Thing You Need to See TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | E! Online

    Another Prince-related clip from the Strib archives, looking back at his hooping days at Bryant Junior High. pic.twitter.com/LrIQZ3LhSg When you think of Prince , you don't think of an athlete or basketball player.


  9. Prince played basketball in junior high and rocked an AfroRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    Long before he graced us with "Purple Rain," Prince was raining jumpers at his Minneapolis junior high school. Chapelle told us he could ball, but I guess no one really believed it until a Star Tribune reporter unearthed these clips and photos.


  10. Yes, Prince really did play high school basketball, and we have a tremendous photo to prove itRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    By now, you should have seen the hilarious "Chappelle Show" skit in which Charlie Murphy recalls a night when Prince surprisingly schooled him in basketball . And there has been some corroboration that the diminutive pop star/strange person really does have game .


  11. This Photo Of Prince On His Middle School Basketball Team Will Make Your Dreams TrueRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WWWM-FM Toledo

    Thanks to Deadspin, we now know that Prince played a mean game of basketball during his time at Bryant Junior High School in Minneapolis, MN. The "Purple Rain" singer reportedly had a nice jump shot, a sick handle and an epic afro.


  12. Make My DayARE You Insulting Your Pet?Read the original story

    Apr 30, 2011 | American Reporter

    In case you're in a funk because you think the reason you didn't receive an invitation to the royal wedding is because the Brits are still ticked off about that silly little skirmish back in 1776, the American media have a solution for you. The media had been pumping out news, features, and gossip about the wedding for more than three months.


  13. Here Is Proof The Singer Prince Was A Decent High School Basketball PlayerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Post Game

    Confirming a rumor embellished upon years ago in a now-famous Chappelle Show skit, the musical artist Prince was once an ambitious high school basketball player growing up in the Twin Cities. Minneapolis Star-Tribune reporter Libor Jany dug through the newspaper's archives and found at least two mentions of Prince, although both were retrospective pieces published after Prince has become a global star.


  14. Alabama Shakes Reveal Two New Tracks on SNLRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Details

    Alabama Shakes gave an otherwise sleepy episode of Saturday Night Live a much-need jolt, performing "Don't Wanna Fight" and "Gimme All Your Love" from their upcoming sophomore album, Sound & Color . Lead singer Brittany Howard wore Prince earrings while displaying her own brand of weapons-grade funkiness, a voice that's equal parts James Brown and southern tent revival.


  15. Watch Alabama Shakes Play 'Don't Wanna Fight' and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Nashville Scene

    Three weeks ago, Alabama-bred, Nashville-frequenting soul sensations Alabama Shakes unleashed a slew of information regarding their upcoming record : It will be called Sound and Color , it will be out April 21 via ATO Records, and the first single, "Don't Wanna Fight," is "a four-minute number with a jittering guitar line and characteristically impassioned vocals." Over the weekend, frontwoman Brittany Howard & Co.


  16. Making of Purple Rain Makes a Great ReadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Houston Press

    His Purpleness in his most recognizable form...though today's puffy afro and walking stick version has its own appeal.


  17. Alabama Shakes' Brittany Howard Wore Prince Earrings on SNLRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | City Pages

    Alabama Shakes' return to Saturday Night Live over the weekend was both soulful and stylish. A pair of emotionally crushing new tracks, "Don't Wanna Fight" and "Gimme All Your Love," effectively stoked anticipation for April's release of their sophomore full-length, Sound & Color .


  18. Alabama Shakes Bring New Tunes (and Rad Prince Earrings) to SNLRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | The Village Voice

    The last time Alabama Shakes - the Athens, Alabama powerhouse that transforms the most basic chord progressions into soulful epiphanies better than any Southern outfit out there - hit Studio 8H, the world wouldn't stop talking about two things: Brittany Howard's voice, and Brittany Howard's mouth . With 2012's Boys and Girls came the warmly received debut of the Shakes and "Hold On," the breakout single that had Howard reining in a long note with the skill and might of a rock and roll rodeo cowgirl.


  19. News and Notes: Weekend EditionRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 1 | Rock Chalk Talk

    KUsports.com "We're playing with the best player in the league right now. Right now Perry Ellis is the best player in the league.


  20. Alabama Shakes Bring New 'Sound & Color' Tracks to 'SNL'Read the original story

    Sunday Mar 1 | RollingStone

    In Rolling Stone 's review of "Don't Wanna Fight," we compared the track to James Brown's "Cold Sweat," but lead singer Brittany Howard hinted at another inspiration by wearing earrings bearing Prince's image for their SNL musical guest spot. "We took our time to write this record, and I'm really glad we did," Howard said of Sound & Color in a statement.